Jan 27, 2022

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Prof Tinyiko Maluleke appointed TUT vice-chancellor

Prof. Tinyiko Maluleke has been named the next Vice Chancellor and Rector of Tshwane University of Technology.

He will take office on February 1st.

TUT said Maluleke is a seasoned executive with two decades of experience Management experience in the higher education sector.

Maluleke comes from the University of Pretoria to TUT, where he is a Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director at the Center for the Promotion of the Scholarship. He has a PhD from the University of SA and is a full professor.

“As an influential voice for research and higher education on a national and international level, Prof. Maluleke appears regularly in the national media and has a strong presence Networks in the government and large research and funding organizations, “TUT said in a statement.

Tilson Manyoni, Chairman of the TUT Council, congratulated Maluleke on his appointment.

” This was a rigorous and highly competitive selection process and the standard was exceptionally high. Prof. Maluleke has an impressive track record in higher education.

“He brings a combination of clear strategic vision, a collegial leadership style, intellectual credibility, a deep and broad academic understanding and real global influence to TUT” Manyoni said.

Manyoni said these were qualities the selection committee saw as invaluable in leading the university in its quest to become one of the world’s leading universities. < / p>

TUT said Maluleke is a prominent and internationally recognized researcher in his field who specializes in religion and politics as well as black and African theologies. Maluleke is said to be a regular contributor to various social and political issues in the mainstream media.

Maluleke said he was thrilled to take on this role at a crucial time for the university.

< p> “Although the background is challenging for universities, Tshwane University of Technology is very well positioned to take on the role of one of the best universities in the world,” said Maluleke.